N.M. Buskirk

About N.M. Buskirk

N.M. Buskirk is a junior in high school, a novelist, and a budding American history scholar.

Required Reading – July 10 Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read: Showalter: What was Strzok doing investigating for the FBI without a security clearance? In the intelligence world, a security clearance, especially a really high one, is not only the job requirement, it's the ultimate status object. It shields

By | 2018-07-10T00:19:30+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

Sharp Elbows Are Nothing New: Revisiting the Election of 1800

Just another Sunday at Monticello: A Federalist eagle swoops down on Thomas Jefferson, who is preparing to incinerate the U.S. Constitution on the altar of French despotism.  Overwrought commentators warn us about the nasty, destabilizing rhetoric of this presidential campaign. Some claim that the accusations the candidates hurl at each other are a

By | 2016-11-04T14:21:45+00:00 November 4th, 2016|